Due to the overwhelming abuse of prescription drugs today, the amount of people dependent on opiate pain medications is unbelievably high. We're not just talking about teenagers, young and older adults have become dependent on opiates for various reasons too. Prescription drugs are abuse by people from all walks of life and it doesn't matter what your profession is, many medical professionals are dependent on narcotic drugs too.
Heroin use is also increasing because prescribed narcotics are being monitored in most states now making them harder to obtain which also has increased the cost of painkillers on the streets. Heroin can be easily obtained, is highly potent in some areas and less expensive than narcotic pain pills now, so treatment programs that are designed to treat opiate addiction are crucial anymore.
In South Carolina, Lakeside Opiate Treatment center specializes in treating adult men and women who have become dependent on narcotic pain medications, heroin and other opioid drugs with a 3 Phase approach to recovery. Their staffed with a team of dedicated Medical Clinicians, Addiction Specialists and Licensed Therapists that provide individualized treatment and care in a substance free, peaceful and serene environment. With more than a decade of experience helping adult men and women overcome their addiction to prescription narcotic drugs and other opiates, Lakeside Opiate Treatment center is dedicated to helping people gain control back into their life.
Lakeside Opiate Treatment centers residential recovery program consists of 3 different phases after their client's initial assessment is completed. Opiate detoxification is the first phase and can include medically managed detox if deemed necessary. Medications are administered by their physician and medical staff which help to decrease cravings and other symptoms of opiate withdrawal.
The second phase includes re-evaluations, individualized treatment plans, Suboxone education and treatment, individual and group counseling, behavioral therapy sessions, opiate addiction and relapse education. Individuals learning how to manage their daily abstinence from opiate addiction recover at their own pace at Lakeside Opiate Treatment center. Their clients move through the second phase of recovery in their own time because everyone's addiction and personal issues are unique.
The third phase of recovery is After Care which includes individual counseling and therapy sessions once their client returns home. Lakeside Opiate Treatment center believes their clients need continued help and support once inpatient treatment is completed to prevent relapse. It's not always easy for a person to maintain daily sobriety when they leave an inpatient treatment center unless they receive continued help and positive support.